Tuesday, August 27, 2002

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The federal government isn't doing enough to increase participation in a home ownership program for Native veterans, a new Congressional report charges....

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If you're lucky enough to be in a town where legendary activist and poet John Trudell is performing, go check him out....

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The federal government has spent more than $3 billion over the last 20 years to recover fish in the Pacific Northwest but lacks hard data to prove the effort is working, according to a Congressional report released on Monday....


The 53rd annual Governors' Interstate Indian Council is being held in Kansas this year....


A team of researchers from the University of New Mexico and other institutions is spending a year among the Chimane Tribe of northeastern Bolivia....


The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded information sharing grants to 17 tribes....


Sandia Pueblo in New Mexico wants changes made to a land claim bill near Senate passage....


The chief executive officer of Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development corporation of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, will appear at the third annual Native Nations Law Symposium....


The Norwich Bulletin in an editorial today congratulates the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut for "returning to their roots as a people familiar with fishing." The paper says the tribe's major aquaculture project will set the stage for others to follow....


"Here's what I liked best about the fishing tournament sponsored Saturday by St....


The discovery of the African Burial Ground in New York City was hailed as an historic and monumental find but its handling has been fraught with accusations of racism, numerous delays and other problems....


Tribal politics are hurting agribusiness on the Navajo Nation at a time of potential growth, The Farmington Daily-Times says in an editorial today....


HATRED OF TRIBES: "Two years ago I was in the front row of the Ledyard High School auditorium to listen to Jeff Benedict speak about his new book “Without Reservation.” By the time the “discussion” ended, I was disgusted by what I had seen and heard....


The members of the board that is putting on the 79th Shiprock Northern Navajo Fair will keep their jobs for now....


An Indian gaming lawsuit filed by three Ojibwe tribes in Wisconsin has been moved....


A federal appeals court on Monday ruled that the Department of Justice cannot close immigration hearings to the public....


A coalition of Native artists representing 38 tribes wants to create a multi-cultural mural in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma....


An Alaska Native village corporation has won a $300 million contract to help run an Army fort....


Salmon and steelhead recovery projects in the Columbia River Basin are working, the lead agency said in response to a Congressional report....


The El Paso Times in an editorial today calls on state lawmakers to authorize gaming on Indian reservations....


A Tohono O'odham Nation tribal judge resigned from his post after being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol....


The defendants in the Wyandotte Nation lawsuit are seeking certification as a class action....


The Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indian was federally recognized in 1988 and has grown to economic success in a few short years....


Alaska Native tribal courts have shared jurisdiction over child custody cases, a federal judge ruled....


The Bureau of Indian Affairs is facing two lawsuits over a drunk driving accident involving a former Bureau of Indian Affairs employee....


Members of the Lummi Nation of Washington are making a cross-country journey to Ground Zero in New York City....


The state of Oklahoma will add a program coordinator to the Tar Creek Superfund site....